Kian Goh

Kian Goh is Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Associate Faculty Director of the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy. She researches urban ecological design, spatial politics, and social mobilization in the context of climate change and global urbanization. Her current research investigates the spatial politics of urban climate change responses, with fieldwork sites in cities in North America, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Dr. Goh received a PhD in Urban and Environmental Planning from MIT, and a Master of Architecture from Yale University. She is the author of Form and Flow: The Spatial Politics of Urban Resilience and Climate Justice (MIT Press 2021).